EDINBURG, RGV - Cattle and horses were first brought to Texas by Pánfilo Narváez secretary Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, who, with a crew of around 200 Spanish soldiers, landed on Texas soil on November 6, 1528. The hacienda system...
  EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg city leaders say they would like to host UT-Rio Grande Valley’s football program, if one is created, and have identified a possible stadium. Mayor Richard Garcia told reporters Thursday that hosting a UTRGV football team would...
MISSION, Texas - Elected officials from South Texas were disappointed they did not get a chance to talk to President Trump during his visit to the border region on Thursday. Instead, they had to make do with a roundtable discussion...
McALLEN, RGV - U.S. Reps. Henry Cuellar, Filemon Vela, and Vicente Gonzalez have led the tributes to former U.S. Congressman Eligio "Kika" de la Garza, II, who passed away on Monday. De la Garza served as the federal representative of...
  EDINBURG, RGV – Marking its second anniversary, the South Texas International Film Festival 2016 will star the acclaimed Hollywood actors David Barrera and Maria-Canals Barrera in the RGV’s own City of Edinburg. The South Texas International Film Festival and Conference...
RAYMONDVILLE, RGV - Texas Governor Greg Abbott says Willacy County's economy is rebounding and he is going to help it get even better. Abbott spoke at a local Republican Party fundraiser at the Willacy County Historical Museum and Community Center on...
HARLINGEN, RGV – Local residents Connie and Juan Salas are the creators of the Hispanic heritage event in Harlingen, Diez y Seis de Septiembre. Connie and Juan have been married for 59 years. They originally left Harlingen and headed to...
MERCEDES, RGV – A local meteorologist says the Rio Grande Valley’s flood control system has improved since 1967’s Hurricane Beulah, but is uncertain if today’s infrastructure can sustain two major storms in a short time period. The United States Section...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen City Commissioners passed a resolution Monday in opposition to one of President Trump’s top issues – border wall. The vote was not unanimous, however. Commission Omar Quintanilla abstained. He explained his position in an interview with...
In sharing pre-1836 history of Texas with others, there’s one particular feature that surprises many folks. That is, the fact that Texas was already an organized state when the first Anglo immigrants from the U.S. began arriving in Mexico in...

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